In times like these, bitter is better than nothing

an ode to Maks Pazuniak
1 12 oz Rye, Rittenhouse 100
12 oz Cynar
1 bsp Dubonnet Rouge
3 dr Salt Solution (3:1)
2 twst Lemon peel
  rinse Absinthe
  rinse Peychaud's Bitters (~3ds)
1 ds Bitters, Angostura (garnish)
1 ds Islay Scotch, Laphroaig (garnish)
Instructions
Stir over ice and strain into rinsed glass. Garnish.
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